Automotive Dashboard

Automotive Dashboard Tweet For more than 20 years, Anderson Economic Group has taken pride in our position as the premier expert in automotive consulting. Our consultants, renowned for serving all three tiers of the auto industry, have designed this interactive dashboard to benefit manufacturers, OEMs, franchisees, trade associations, and public institutions. Our clients and patrons [...]

Comparison: Real World Cost of Fueling EVs and ICE Vehicles

Electric Vehicles can be more expensive to fuel than their internal combustion engine counterparts Patrick L. Anderson, Principal and CEO Alston D’Souza, Senior Analyst The automobile industry is on the cusp of the biggest transition in fundamental technology since the earliest days of the industry. A century ago, gasoline-powered vehicles won the technology race of […]

EV Fueling Study FAQ

EV Fueling Cost Comparison Study: Comment Responses, Clarifications, and FAQs Since its release on October 27, we have noted several hundred questions and comments regarding the study Comparison: Real World Cost of Fueling EVs and ICE Vehicles. Below, we respond to those we see most frequently. Why didn’t you include oil changes, software updates, maintenance […]

Real-World Electric Vehicle Fueling Costs May Surprise New EV Drivers

6 months of independent research finds fueling costs for electric vehicles (EV) are often higher than for internal combustion engines (ICE) East Lansing, MI–October 21, 2021: Anderson Economic Group released today the first in a series of analyses examining the transition from ICE vehicles to EVs. This initial 36-page study is the culmination of comprehensive […]

COVID-19’s Continuing Toll on the Auto Industry

Current Battles and Financial Adversity: A Continued Test for the U.S Auto Industry East Lansing, MI; July 9, 2020—Anderson Economic Group analysts note that May 18, 2020 was a historic Monday in the U.S. automotive industry. On that day, after several weeks of halted production due to the pandemic, major manufacturers scored a small but […]

COVID-19 Cases Trending Down in Tesla Plant Location

Alameda County has 1.6 million residents; Less than 40 cases per day on average; lower than many other manufacturing locations May 12, 2020—East Lansing, Michigan—The auto industry experts at Anderson Economic Group, together with the data analytics firm Supported Intelligence, have analyzed COVID-19 case data for all 50 states and multiple countries. These analyses, regularly […]

COVID-19 Outbreak: Updated US Auto Industry Analysis 2/20/2020

Key findings of this update The auto industry experts at Anderson Economic Group estimate that the crisis will cause production in China to drop by at least 2 million units in 2020—roughly equivalent to the seven times the production loss during the 2019 UAW-GM strike in the US. The list of strongly affected automakers has […]

Anderson Economic Group: GM Strike Analysis

Page updated November 7, 2019 See AEG’s latest analysis from October 25 below. Patrick Anderson explains the implications of this strike beyond the auto industry (Detroit News editorial, 10/2/19). Media outlets seeking the most current AEG expert analysis, interviews with Patrick Anderson and Brian Peterson, or up-to-the-minute input from our analysts should contact Lisa at […]

Patrick L. Anderson’s Statement on Delayed Auto Tariffs

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anderson Economic Group CEO Patrick Anderson, whose consulting firm works with manufacturers, suppliers, and dealers in the auto industry in the U.S. and other countries, offers the following statement regarding the White House announcement of a delay in levying tariffs on imported vehicles. “The announcement is welcome news to workers and taxpayers […]

After nine-year run, UAW profit-sharing routine takes a turn

“This time around, the uncertainty in the auto industry — and the fact that all three of these automakers have already announced some reductions — will trim that spending considerably,” said economist Patrick Anderson, CEO of the East Lansing-based Anderson Economic Group. Read More